Tag Archives: Beres Hammond

Ready, Freddie, Go: McGregor Talks Business, Royalties and Rastaman Camp

Although the term ‘living legend’ has become something of a cliché, it’s a suitably accurate description for Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and producer Freddie McGregor.

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On the Grind: Bashment DJ Joe Grime

The Bashment Show 15th August 2013 by Joe Grime on Mixcloud Having earned his stripes juggling alongside top sound systems on east London’s notoriously competitive party circuit in the early 2000s, Joe Grime is one of the UK’s hardest working, … Continue reading

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Lyrical and Cultural Diversity: Serocee on His Reggae Roots and Working with Toddla T

British rapper Serocee is a veteran of the underground dancehall and hip hop scenes who first caught our attention back in 2006 with his debut release, Life. The track, which samples the Gaylads’ reggae classic Joy in the Morning , … Continue reading

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Sound the Trumpet for Bugle, King of the Underground

Roy ‘Bugle‘ Thompson is one of the world’s top underground rappers and arguably the most underrated artist on the dancehall circuit. In the interview below, he talks about his struggle to stay independent, forthcoming album with Sly and Robbie, and … Continue reading

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Like a Pro ft Nyanda and DJ Chedda

Check out this unofficial video for the funky fusion track Like a Pro, produced by Beres Hammond’s talented daughter The Wizard.

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Golden Touch: British Dancehall Rapper Mr Midas talks Social Media and Mixtapes

Over the past 10 years, dancehall rapper Mr Midas has established himself as one of Britain’s leading MCs, releasing a series of underground singles and mixtapes and making his small screen debut alongside Jermaine Jackson in Channel 4′s hit reality … Continue reading

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Review: Dennis Brown 2013 Tribute Concert, Kingston, Jamaica

Last week, Bashment Vibes was privileged to gain VIP access to the annual Dennis Brown Tribute Concert, which took place in Kingston, Jamaica, on Sunday evening. Best described as a massive street party to celebrate what would have been the … Continue reading

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Wayne Wonder Talks Buju Banton, Alter Egos and Music Fusions

Below is an interview with dancehall singer Wayne Wonder published in New Nation newspaper shortly after the release of his breakthrough album No Letting Go in 2003. His new single, Caught Up, is out now.

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Top 20 Dancehall and Reggae Albums 2000-2010

Below is our list of the top 20 dancehall and reggae albums of the noughties. Technically, the decade ended in 2009, but there were some great releases in 2010 and we found it impossible to leave two of them out.

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Christopher Martin Interview

Last night, we caught up with chart-topping singer and reality TV star Christopher Martin who is currently enjoying his first trip to London. Martin has two of the year’s biggest-selling singles under his belt, but remains humble, focused and unfazed … Continue reading

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